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John Landis, Cairo Street Circus, Rumer, Jenny Erpenbeck.
The Kids Are All Right, Pascal Hachem, Shakespeare could be German and Herbie Hancock
The Company Men, Paul Ryan, Lake of Stars, Canaletto
Today on The Strand, 50 years of African music celebrated in a new 18 CD compiliation
For The Strand, Michael Carlson reviews a new film about the terrorist Carlos the Jackal.
Salman Rushdie talks about his latest children's novel Luka and the Fire of Life
Making environmental art underwater at the world's largest marine sculpture museum
Author Kathy Reichs discusses her latest Temperance Brennan thriller Mortal Remains.
Howard Jacobson, Berlin Tacheles, Restrepo, Ai Weiwei.
Carmen in Barcelona, Nick Gold, Turkish Soaps, Inside Job.
A special programme with the author Jonathan Franzen who talks about his new novel Freedom
Author William Gibson talks about how coloured pens and brown paper are vital to his work.
Bestselling writer Barbara Kingsolver talks about her acclaimed book The Poisonwood Bible
A new cycle of plays looks at Northern Ireland's attempt to recover from the Troubles.
Tony Curtis Tribute, Gauguin, Buried, Emmanuel Carrere